The tire that’s also a track!

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DARPA’s Ground X-Vehicle Technologies (GXV-T) program aims to improve mobility, survivability, safety, and effectiveness of future combat vehicles without adding heavy armor. One particularly cool idea is the Reconfigurable Wheel-Track (RWT), which can combine the traction benefits of a track with the speed benefits of a tire – all in one unit. All the GXV-T technologies are worth seeing, but you can skip to 2:20 to go straight to the RWT content.

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Rachel's career in journalism began around five years ago when she started working for UKi Media & Events, having recently graduated from Coventry University where she studied the subject. Her favourite aspect of the job is interviewing industry experts, including researchers, scientists, engineers and technicians, and learning more about the ground-breaking technologies and innovations that are shaping the future of the automotive and tire industries.

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